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Anti-Semitism plagues the Nation: The Katz JCC receives a bomb threat on February 27th

Anti-Semitism plagues the Nation: The Katz JCC receives a bomb threat on February 27th

Gregory Rothkoff, Eastside Community Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

On Monday, February 27, the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, NJ received a bomb threat in a string of over a hundred various threats targeting Jewish Community Center’s and other Jewish organizations around the nation. At around 10:40 a.m., the Katz JCC received the threat via phone and was safely evacua...

Major winter storm expected to hit the area Thursday morning

Major winter storm expected to hit the area Thursday morning

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

February 8, 2017


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Gray: coating and inch Light Blue: 2-4 inches Dark Blue: 4-8 inches with an isolated 10 inches Purple: 8-12 inches with an isolated 16

Ruby and Jenna is a trendy boutique that recently opened in the Promenade

Ruby and Jenna is a trendy boutique that recently opened in the Promenade

Chelsea Stern, Eastside Staff

February 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Clothing store Ruby and Jenna made its way to The Promenade in Marlton this past Black Friday and has brought a new selection of trendy clothes and accessories to the South Jersey community.  The mother-daughter business has expanded to ten locations and is still growing throughout New Jersey, Ne...

Longwood Gardens puts on an incredible Christmas display from November 24th to January 8th

Longwood Gardens puts on an incredible Christmas display from November 24th to January 8th

Henry Nolan, Eastside Staff

January 26, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

A person who walks through Longwood Gardens during the spring, summer or fall will be able to look at thousands of beautiful trees, flowers, bushes and other types of flora, in addition to their stunning architectural works and unique fountain displays. However, for 47 days out of the year, this plac...

What’s old is new again at Rocket Fizz

What’s old is new again at Rocket Fizz

Naomi Korn, Eastside Staff

January 21, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

When you walk into the new Rocket Fizz in Marlton, you will be transported back in time. Vintage-looking signs and colorful bottles of soda line the shelves along the perimeter of the store. The tables are bursting with both old-fashioned candy, lunch boxes and gag gifts from another era. The 70’s an...

Stormin Stofman: Two winter storms are predicted to hit our area within the next four days

Stormin Stofman: Two winter storms are predicted to hit our area within the next four days

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

January 5, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Good evening everybody I hope that you all had a great Wednesday. We have two storms to talk about and it is very exciting. The first storm will impact our area late Thursday night into Friday morning, and the second storm has a chance to impact our area Saturday and Saturday night. The snowfall map below is for the ...

How to have a memorable “Staycation” this winter break

How to have a memorable “Staycation” this winter break

Naomi Korn, Eastside Staff

December 20, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

Winter break is almost upon us. Some will be off to more tropical destinations, while others may be headed to the ski slopes. No need to fret, however, if you will be staying right here in Cherry Hill. Below is a list of several nearby activities that will definitely relieve your boredom and make ...

Stormin Stofman’s: Light snow is expected this Friday

Stormin Stofman’s: Light snow is expected this Friday

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

December 15, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

Good evening everyone, I hope that you all have had a great Thursday so far.  We have our first winter storm of the season upon us in the next 24-30 hours.  With the fresh injection of arctic air that came in last night, it will be cold enough to support snow at the least at the start of this ev...

Stormin Stofman’s 2016-2017 Winter Forecast

Stormin Stofman’s 2016-2017 Winter Forecast

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

November 21, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

This is my official Winter Forecast for the 2016-2017 season. This winter will be vastly different from the winter of previous years. Siberian Snow Cover: This is a factor that goes into the winter weather in our area. Above average snowfall in Siberia in October-November most of the time leads to a...

Cherry Hill Recreation Department Cancels Trailed Walk

Cherry Hill Recreation Department Cancels Trailed Walk

Henry Nolan, Eastside Staff

November 17, 2016


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The Cherry Hill Recreation Department decided that it was necessary to cancel their planned event for the evening of the 9th of November, which was to be a Campfire and Trail Walk around the Crofts Farm property. They have decided that they will instead put on a similar event on a yet undisclosed date...

The “Clown Clan”: A Creepy Joke, or a New Cult?

The “Clown Clan”: A Creepy Joke, or a New Cult?

Edward Zhang, Eastside Staff

November 15, 2016


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On October 7, 2016, students at Henry C. Beck Middle School in Cherry Hill reported a ‘clown-like person’ walking their dog on school grounds. The school was then forced to go into a lockout, although Director of Security and the Cherry Hill Police Department later said that there was no legitima...

Classic Cake offers a wide variety of treats for every season.

Classic Cake offers a wide variety of treats for every season.

Maddy Kagan, Eastside Staff

October 26, 2016


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It’s always a delight to walk into Classic Cake in Short Hills, Cherry Hill and have so many delicious treats well organized in the window. Little kids’ mouths begin to water as they beg their parents to buy them a cupcake with their favorite TV show character on it. As the holiday season approaches,...

The annual Crafts and Fine Arts Festival takes over the streets of Collingswood

The annual Crafts and Fine Arts Festival takes over the streets of Collingswood

Gregory Rothkoff, Community Editor

August 30, 2016


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The third weekend of August brought the annual Crafts and Fine Arts Festival to Collingswood, NJ. This was the 12th consecutive year crafters and fine artists alike have brought their work to the historic South Jersey town. The array of artwork included jewelry, leather belts and handbags, handmade...

The Indian King Tavern hosts Revolutionary War reenactment

The Indian King Tavern hosts Revolutionary War reenactment

Greg Rothkoff, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2016


Filed under Community, Top Picks

The boom of musket fire rings viewers’ eardrums. The air is thick with smoke and the smell of musket fire drills a hole through your nose. In the background, the sound of drums and trumpets play. This description may sound as if from a primary source document of a battle in the Revolutionary Wa...

Megu offers delicious sushi options

Megu offers delicious sushi options

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2016


Filed under Community, Restaurant Reviews

With several  Zagat and Best of South Jersey awards under its belt, Megu provides diners with not only great sushi and hibachi, but a great dining experience overall. Its trio of locations; one in Cherry Hill, one in Moorestown and one in Ventnor; were founded by executive chef Steven Lin, who has been...

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